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Local Athletes Reflect on Maccabiah Games Experience

The 21st Maccabiah Games took place in Israel from July 12-26. U.S. President Joe Biden attended the opening ceremony in Jerusalem alongside Israeli Prime...

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Virginia School District Apologizes for Logo That Resembles Swastika

A school district in Virginia has apologized for designing and distributing a logo that resembles a swastika.

Citing Stolen Antiquities Scandal, Michael Steinhardt Resigns From NYU Board

After 27 years in leadership roles at NYU, Michael Steinhardt has stepped down from the university’s board of trustees. 

Blake Masters, Republican Who Once Cited a Nazi, Among Far-Right Candidates Prevailing in Arizona

Arizona Republicans have chosen a brash 35-year-old whose record includes once citing a prominent Nazi.


Creators of Hulu’s ‘The Patient’ Defend Casting Steve Carell as Jewish Therapist

The flames of the “Jewface” debate have been fanned for years.

Jews in Gameland

Over the past few years, diversity in video games has become a hot-button topic in the gaming industry and in fan communities.
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Between a Rock and a Flooding Place: Area Playwright Details Upcoming Show

It makes perfect sense, if you don’t think too hard about it, that the son of a part-time clown would go on to write...
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Ceasefire Brokered by Egypt Ends Days of Fighting Between Israel and Palestinian Militants

Calm reigned again Sunday night after a ceasefire brokered by Egypt took effect.

In Aftermath of Deadly Flooding, Kentucky Governor Cancels Planned Trip to Israel

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and his wife, Britainy, canceled a planned trip to Israel.

Romania to Compensate Holocaust Survivors in Israel Via Social-Security System

Israel announced a deal with Romania on Monday.